His Majesty The King visited Phuentsholing, Nganglam, and Mongar to inspect the preparedness and response measures in place against the spread of the global pandemic COVID-19.

His Majesty granted Audience to the officials of the four eastern dzongkhags of Mongar, Trashiyangtse, Trashigang and Lhuentse, in Mongar yesterday, and held discussions on the preparations in place in eastern Bhutan. 

Before arriving in the East, in this second round of Royal tours along the southern belt, His Majesty held discussions with officials from Zhemgang and Pemagatshel in Nganglam, and visited various hospitals and health facilities and spoke with the frontline officials serving at border checkpoints in Phuentsholing.